Zambian Opposition Leader Pleads Not Guilty

A magistrate has postponed Hakainde Hichilema the leader of United Party for National Development defamatory case against President Michael Sata.

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, president of the United Party for National Development (UPND).

  • Zambia:  Opposition Leader Refuses to Plea in Defamation Case

    The Times of Zambia, 23 January 2013

    United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema yesterday refused to take plea on grounds that he needed more time to study the new offence slapped on him by ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Opposition Leader's Trial Stalls

    Zambia Reports, 21 January 2013

    The prosecution of opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema yesterday failed to take off in the case where he is charged with the defamation of President Michael Sata because the ... read more »

  • Zambia:  UPND Regrets Assault On Police Officer

    Zambia Reports, 18 January 2013

    The opposition UPND has regretted the violence that characterised Woodlands Police Station when party president Hakainde Hichilema was arrested for alleged defamation of President ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Govt Condemns UPND Cadres' Thuggery

    The Times of Zambia, 19 January 2013

    THE Government has described as thuggery, the action by United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres who on Thursday assaulted a police officer when police were arresting ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Police Arrest Opposition Leader

    Zambia Reports, 17 January 2013

    Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been arrested by the Zambian police and was detained at Woodlands Police Station in Lusaka for allegedly issuing disparaging remarks ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Police Seal-Off Hichilema's Residence

    Zambia Reports, 16 January 2013

    Police in Lusaka have sealed off opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema's residence in the Kabulonga suburb. read more »

  • Zambia:  Nevers Mumba Calls Hichilema's Arrest Criminal

    Zambia Reports, 18 January 2013

    MMD president Dr Nevers Mumba has condemned the arrest of UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema describing it as ridiculous and criminal. read more »

  • Zambia:  Journalist Arrested Over Video Critical of Sata

    Zambia Reports, 16 January 2013

    Freelance journalist Chanda Chimba III says he is ready to suffer harm at the hands of the PF government persecuting him for producing Stand Up for Zambia documentaries that were ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Police Storm Courtroom to Arrest Opposition Leader

    Zambia Reports, 15 January 2013

    Two Zambian Police officers in Lusaka today interrupted a court session as they attempted to arrest opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema before being thwarted and ejected by the ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Court Blocks Political Leader's Trial

    Zambia Reports, 16 January 2013

    The Supreme Court has stayed the prosecution of UPND president Hakainde Hichilema before the magistrate court. read more »

  • Zambia:  Court Halts Case Against Opposition Leader

    Zambia Reports, 16 January 2013

    The Lusaka Magistrate Court has upheld the Supreme Court order to stay proceedings in the trail of opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema. read more »

  • Zambia:  Court Stays Criminal Proceedings Against Hakainde Hichilema

    The Times of Zambia, 16 January 2013

    THE Supreme Court has stayed criminal proceedings against opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema. read more »

  • Zambia:  Hichilema Requests More Time in 'False News' Case

    Zambia Reports, 14 January 2013

    Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND) today asked the Lusaka magistrate to adjourn the case in which he is facing charges of ... read more »